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Myocardial Infarction

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By Richard Gough Paramedic tutor, Post Qualification Manager
Pei-Chi Chen, Su-Kiat Chua, Huei-Fong Hung, Chung-Yen Huang, Chiu-Mei Lin, Shih-Ming Lai, Yen-Ling Chen, Jun-Jack Cheng, Chiung-Zuan Chiu, Shih-Huang Lee, Huey-Ming Lo, Kou-Gi Shyu
AIMS/INTRODUCTION: Admission hyperglycemia is associated with poor outcome in patients with myocardial infarction. The present study evaluated the relationship between admission glucose level and other clinical variables in patients with ST-elevation myocardial infarction (STEMI) undergoing primary percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI). MATERIALS AND METHODS: The 959 consecutive STEMI patients undergoing primary PCI were divided into five groups based on admission glucose levels of <100, 100-139, 140-189, 190-249 and ≥250 mg/dL...
February 12, 2014: Journal of Diabetes Investigation
Michael McCarthy
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May 8, 2014: BMJ: British Medical Journal
Anna Komosa, Maciej Lesiak, Andrzej Siniawski, Tatiana Mularek-Kubzdela, Stefan Grajek
Antiplatelet drugs play a crucial role in the treatment of patients with myocardial infarction, particularly in association with percutaneous coronary intervention. Their main advantage is the reduction of adverse ischemic incidents and the major disadvantage is the increase in the frequency of hemorrhages. Thus, the choice of appropriate drug depends on the right risk assessment of the development of these complications in individual patients. The aim of this article is to provide an update of antiplatelet therapy in emergency myocardial infarction treatment...
2014: Postępy W Kardiologii Interwencyjnej, Advances in Interventional Cardiology
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